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Social  ›  Abortion

What is your stance on abortion?

  Party’s support basePro-choice

Social  ›  Gay Marriage

Do you support the legalization of same sex marriage?

  Party’s support baseYes, but allow churches the right to refuse same-sex ceremonies

Social  ›  LGBT Adoption Rights

Should gay couples have the same adoption rights as straight couples?

  Party’s support baseYes, as long as they pass the same background checks as straight couples

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Control

Should there be more restrictions on the current process of purchasing a gun?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Equal Pay

Should employers be required to pay men and women the same salary for the same job?

  Party’s support baseYes


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Social  ›  Planned Parenthood Funding

Should the government continue to fund Planned Parenthood?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Trump Impeachment

Do you support the impeachment of President Donald Trump?

  Party’s support baseYes, Trump committed a crime when he threatened to withhold aid from Ukraine

the Environment  ›  Climate Change

Should the government increase environmental regulations to prevent climate change?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Police Body Cameras

Should police officers be required to wear body cameras?

  Party’s support baseYes, this will protect the safety and rights of police officers and citizens

Healthcare  ›  Pre-Existing Conditions

Should health insurers be allowed to deny coverage to individuals who have a pre-existing condition?

  Party’s support baseNo

Social  ›  Religious Freedom Act

Should a business be able to deny service to a customer if the request conflicts with the owner’s religious beliefs?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Drug Price Regulation

Should the government regulate the prices of life-saving drugs?

  Party’s support baseYes, and we should socialize medicine and healthcare

the Economy  ›  Taxes

Should the U.S. raise taxes on the rich?

  Party’s support baseYes

Science  ›  Mandatory Vaccinations

Should the government require children to be vaccinated for preventable diseases?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only for deadly contagious diseases

Social  ›  Gender Identity

Should “gender identity” be added to anti-discrimination laws?

  Party’s support baseYes, and the government should do more to protect minorities from discrimination

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Children

Should adults that are illegally attempting to cross the U.S. border be separated from their children?

  Party’s support baseNo, families should be kept together while they are being processed

Healthcare  ›  Mental Health

Should the government increase funding for mental health research and treatment?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only increase funding for personalized care instead of subsidizing pharmaceutical companies

Immigration  ›  Immigration Ban

Should there be a temporary ban on all immigration into the United States?

  Party’s support baseNo, but we should spend more to increase our border security

the Economy  ›  Minimum Wage

Should the government raise the federal minimum wage?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Muslim Immigrants

Should Muslim immigrants be banned from entering the country until the government improves its ability to screen out potential terrorists?

  Party’s support baseNo, banning immigrants based on their religion is unconstitutional

Domestic Policy  ›  Armed Teachers

Should teachers be allowed to carry guns at school?

  Party’s support baseNo, hire professionally trained security guards instead

Immigration  ›  Border Wall

Should the U.S. build a wall along the southern border?

  Party’s support baseNo, but increase our military presence along the southern border

Education  ›  Student Loans

Do you support increasing taxes for the rich in order to reduce interest rates for student loans?

  Party’s support baseYes

Social  ›  Government Mandates

Should health insurance providers be required to offer free birth control?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigration Healthcare

Should illegal immigrants have access to government-subsidized healthcare?

  Party’s support baseNo

Elections  ›  Electoral College

Should the electoral college be abolished?

  Public statementsNo

the Economy  ›  Paid Sick Leave

Should businesses be required to provide paid leave for full-time employees during the birth of a child or sick family member?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Iran

Should the U.S. go to war with Iran?

  Party’s support baseNo, the U.S. should encourage Iran to disarm through diplomatic channels

Immigration  ›  Immigration

Should children of illegal immigrants be granted legal citizenship?

  Party’s support baseYes, if they were born here

Elections  ›  Voter Fraud

Should a photo ID be required to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Mandatory Military Service

Should every 18 year old citizen be required to provide at least one year of military service?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Obamacare

Do you support the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)?

  Public statementsYes, but a mandatory single payer system would be even better

Immigration  ›  Deporting Criminal Immigrants

Should immigrants be deported if they commit a serious crime?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Drug Policy

Are you in favor of decriminalizing drug use?

  Public statementsYes

Foreign Policy  ›  United Nations

Should the U.S. remain in the United Nations?

  Party’s support baseYes, and use the U.N. peacekeeping forces to protect our interests

Elections  ›  Foreign Lobbying

Should foreign lobbyists be allowed to raise money for American elections?

  Party’s support baseNo, foreign interests should not be able to buy the influence of our politicians

Domestic Policy  ›  Term Limits

Should there be term limits set for members of Congress?

  Public statementsYes

Elections  ›  Right of Foreigners to Vote

Should foreigners, currently residing in the United States, have the right to vote?

  Public statementsYes

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid

Should the federal government increase funding of health care for low income individuals (Medicaid)?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only increase for the elderly and disabled

Healthcare  ›  Marijuana

Do you support the legalization of Marijuana?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only for medical use

Social  ›  Transgender Athletes

Should transgender athletes be allowed to compete in athletic events?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if their hormone levels are equivalent to those in the gender category in which they compete

Immigration  ›  In-State Tuition

Should illegal immigrants be offered in-state tuition rates at public colleges within their residing state?

  Party’s support baseNo

Healthcare  ›  Single-Payer Healthcare

Do you support a single-payer healthcare system?

  Party’s support baseYes, private companies should not be able to profit off of healthcare

Elections  ›  Campaign Finance

Should there be a limit to the amount of money a candidate can receive from a donor?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Fracking

Do you support the use of hydraulic fracking to extract oil and natural gas resources?

  Public statementsNo

Domestic Policy  ›  Gun Liability

Should victims of gun violence be allowed to sue firearms dealers and manufacturers?

  Party’s support baseNo

Immigration  ›  Sanctuary Cities

Should sanctuary cities receive federal funding?

  Party’s support baseYes

Immigration  ›  Immigrant Assimilation

Should immigrants be required to learn English?

  Public statementsNo

National Security  ›  Military Congressional Approval

Should the President be able to authorize military force against Al-Qaeda without Congressional approval?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Alternative Energy

Should the government give tax credits and subsidies to the wind power industry?

  Party’s support baseYes, the government should support more sustainable energy technologies

Foreign Policy  ›  Military Spending

Should the government increase or decrease military spending?

  Party’s support baseIncrease, but only after our deficit is drastically reduced

Crime  ›  Private Prisons

Should the government hire private companies to run prisons?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Economy  ›  Welfare Drug Testing

Should welfare recipients be tested for drugs?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Net Neutrality

Should internet service providers be allowed to speed up access to popular websites (that pay higher rates) at the expense of slowing down access to less popular websites (that pay lower rates)?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Oil Drilling

Should the U.S. expand offshore oil drilling?

  Party’s support baseNo, and provide more incentives for alternative energy production

Foreign Policy  ›  Torture

Should the military be allowed to use enhanced interrogation techniques, such as waterboarding, to gain information from suspected terrorists?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Economy  ›  Corporate Tax

Should the U.S. raise or lower the tax rate for corporations?

  Party’s support baseKeep current rates but eliminate deductions and loop holes

Healthcare  ›  Medicaid Work Requirement

Should people be required to work in order to receive Medicaid?

  Party’s support baseYes

Elections  ›  Candidate Transparency

Should political candidates be required to release their recent tax returns to the public?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Mandatory minimum prison sentences

Do you support mandatory minimum prison sentences for people charged with drug possession?

  Party’s support baseYes

the Environment  ›  Plastic Product Ban

Should disposable products (such as plastic cups, plates, and cutlery) that contain less than 50% of biodegradable material be banned?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Criminal Voting Rights

Should convicted criminals have the right to vote?

  Party’s support baseYes, except for felons convicted of murder or violent crimes

Foreign Policy  ›  Syrian Refugees

Should the U.S. accept refugees from Syria?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only after extensive background checks and continuous monitoring to ensure they have no terrorist connections

the Environment  ›  Paris Climate Agreement

Should the U.S. withdraw from the Paris Climate Agreement?

  Party’s support baseNo

Crime  ›  Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Should prisons ban the use of solitary confinement for juveniles?

  Party’s support baseYes, and we should create more social programs to help prevent and rehabilitate criminals

Education  ›  Common Core

Do you support Common Core national standards?

  Party’s support baseNo, teach to each student's potential instead of uniform testing

National Security  ›  Foreign Assassination

Should the US assassinate suspected terrorists in foreign countries?

  Party’s support baseYes

Foreign Policy  ›  Terrorism

Should foreign terrorism suspects be given constitutional rights?

  Party’s support baseNo

the Environment  ›  Dakota Access Pipeline

Should the government stop construction of the Dakota Access pipeline?

  Party’s support baseNo, but reroute the pipeline away from Native American land

the Economy  ›  Economic Stimulus

Should the government use economic stimulus to aid the country during times of recession?

  Public statementsYes, but in the form of assisting sectors most heavily hit by the recession

Education  ›  Universal Pre-K

Should the federal government fund Universal preschool?

  Party’s support baseYes

Domestic Policy  ›  Social Security

Should the government raise the retirement age for Social Security?

  Public statementsNo

Science  ›  GMO Labels

Should producers be required to label genetically engineered foods (GMOs)?

  Party’s support baseYes

Crime  ›  Drug Trafficking Penalties

Should drug traffickers receive the death penalty?

  Party’s support baseNo, sentence them to life in prison without parole instead

Science  ›  Space Exploration

Should the government fund space travel?

  Public statementsYes

the Economy  ›  Domestic Jobs

Should the President offer tax breaks to individual companies to keep jobs in the U.S.?

  Public statementsYes

Crime  ›  Prison Overcrowding

Should non-violent prisoners be released from jail in order to reduce overcrowding?

  Public statementsYes

Education  ›  Charter Schools

Do you support charter schools?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if they are non-profit

Transportation  ›  Public Transportation

Should the government increase spending on public transportation?

  Party’s support baseYes, but only if the spending goes towards environmentally friendly solutions

the Economy  ›  Trans-Pacific Partnership

Do you support the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP)?

  Public statementsNo

Education  ›  School Truancy

Should the government decriminalize school truancy?

  Party’s support baseNo